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DEF Biologic Bootcamp Regional NP/PA CME Program Atlanta

This course has expired. You can still review the content but course credit is no longer available.

In Person Credits: 7

Expiration Date: Saturday, September 14, 2019
Release Date: May 18, 2019

Learning Objectives

  • Describe recent advances in biologic drug development, regulations, and indications in immune-mediated inflammatory diseases (IMIDs), with emphasis on psoriasis, PsA and AD.
  • Critically appraise and discuss relevant evidence on pathophysiology and immunology as applied to psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis and atopic dermatitis.
  • Develop strategies to predict, prevent, and treat potential side effects and complications encountered with biologic agents.
  • Review data regarding associated comorbid conditions associated with psoriasis, PsA, and AD including but not limited to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, and depression.
  • Analyze recent investigations on safety, efficacy, and toxicity of biologic agents across IMIDs.
  • Through case-based presentation and discussion panels, summarize updates in diagnosis, classification, therapies, and immune-system targets in psoriasis, PsA, and AD and describe their clinical implications.

 

Accreditation and Designation Statement

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Evolve Medical Education, LLC and the Dermatology Education Foundation. Evolve Medical Education, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
Evolve Medical Education, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PA CONTINUING EDUCATION
PAs may claim a maximum of 7 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

NURSE PRACTITIONER CONTINUING EDUCATION
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM  from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCP for further guidelines.